[Foundation-l] Abuse filter

John at Darkstar vacuum at jeb.no
Fri Mar 27 12:29:20 UTC 2009

Basically all actions against users given information in such a log.
Contacting the ISP is a valid question, I believe contacting the ISP
about completed actions are legal in most jurisdictions, contacting them
about uncompleted actions is not. In the US it is legal to act on
uncompleted actions after provocations (aka the perpetrators
intentions), that is not legal in every other countries (eg quite few

As I see it, all problems comes from public or partly public logging
actions that are now in a private context.

Thomas Dalton skrev:
> 2009/3/25 John at Darkstar <vacuum at jeb.no>:
>> In Norway it is legal to log such actions for the administration of the
>> system, but as soon as it is used for actions against the users it would
>> need a license (konsesjon) to handle such information.
> What kind of action against users are you thinking of? All we're
> likely to do is block them, which would be administering the system.
> Are you suggesting that contacting their ISP to report abuse would be
> problematic? (That's the only other action I can think of.)
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